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At least, I suppose nobody can hold a gun to your head if you do not but it is a contempt of court.
They will not prosecute it though.
What they will do is presume you are earning no less than £415 a week and fine at the higher end of the spectrum accordingly.
Usually it is a hugely expensive mistake to fail to fill out a means form.
I suppose nobody can hold a gun to your head if you do not but it is a contempt of court.
They will also presume your partner is earning the same and take her means into account in determining your fine.
The information is required to determine the level of the fine which is set down in the guidelines in a percentage bracket.
If you don't provide it then they will deem an amount of £415 from both of you and fine you at the higher end of the bracket.
Then add costs and the surcharge.
If you get a particularly unpleasant District Judge and you say anything like this being an invasion of privacy then I suppose there is a risk of a contempt prosecution and that carries custody.
There is but you didn't book the speed awareness course of accept the points so they have to summons you to court for the addition of points and a fine. It is going to be much more than the £100 is would have cost you.
Why did you not complete it in time? It might be you could use that to mitigate and reduce the fine.
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There is a space on the form for mitigation. If you tell them something like this then they might fine you £85 and make you pay the surcharge of £15. Some benches will do that. Then you would have been dealt with as though you had the fixed penalty.
Failing that it is 75-125% of your weekly income, costs of £85 and the surcharge of roughly 10% of the fine.